The maiden virtual orientation of the University of Ghana School of Law was held on Wednesday 13th January, 2021 at 2:00 PM in compliance with the measures put in place by the University to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
The Dean of the School of Law, Professor Raymond Atuguba welcomed the new students to the School of Law, after which he took time to explain the school’s overall vision, mission and strategic objectives. He stated that the School of Law was set out to provide the best education and training for legal minds and professionals of tomorrow, inculcate leadership capabilities in students, as well as build on the school’s accumulated strengths as an outstanding centre for providing high quality teaching, research and outreach in law. Key members of the University of Ghana Council and members of staff of the School of Law were introduced to the students. The Dean urged the freshmen to take note of the roles of the staff, including their contact information and reach out to them when their assistance is required.
The School Administrator, Mr. Samuel Amebley made mention of the special School of Law in-house orientation to be held later in the month of January for students so as to give more in-depth information on how to make the most out of their time at the School of Law. The School of Law Librarian, Mr. Joseph Antah took over from Mr. Amebley and gave a brief history on the School of Law and made a detailed presentation on how to effectively utilise the law library and its available resources. He also made mention of the digital resources being put in place to aid teaching and learning. Mr. Antah admonished students to strictly adhere to the COVID-19 protocols to ensure the safety of all users of the facility.
Professor Atuguba, Mr. Amebley and Mr. Antah responded to some questions the students had after the various presentations were made. Mr. Amebley then thanked the various parties who helped in making the orientation successful at the end of the session.